Scaling for Growth with Fhiwa Ndou (Lambda School and MassChallenge)

Sep 17, 2019, 10:00 PM – Sep 18, 2019, 12:00 AM

Industrious Copley, 131 Dartmouth Street, Floor 3, Boston, 02116

Workshop with Fhiwa Ndou on leveraging growth strategies for startups and communities. Fhiwa is currently tackling growth at Lambda School. Previously he led growth and operations in East Africa for Wefarm and global operations for MassChallenge in the US, UK, Israel, and Mexico, with experience in product marketing, global operations, project management, and startup ecosystem development.

In-person event

About this event

Workshop with Fhiwa Ndou on leveraging growth strategies for startups and communities. Fhiwa kickstarted his career at MassChallenge—Boston's famous startup accelerator—where he managed community and operations in Boston for two years, before moving on to help setup and franchise the enterprise in the UK, Israel, Mexico, and around the globe.

In 2016, on a recommendation from one his mentors, Fhiwa moved to East Africa to take on a new challenge. He helped establish and lead Wefarm—the True Ventures-backed agriculture & technology startup that helps farmers create their own digital networks over SMS—in Uganda and Tanzania. While there, Fhiwa helped grow Wefarm from a community of ~100k farmers, to an active community of over 1.5 million!

After two years in East Africa, Fhiwa returned to Boston, where he is now a Growth Manager at Lambda School—an online coding program that’s free until you finish and get a job. Once again, Fhiwa is responsible for growing a community, only this time, for a school and for a movement unlike anything the world has ever seen.

Dinner and drinks are included with your ticket and we will have the following event schedule:

6PM Dinner and networking with fellow community

6:30 Introductions from entrepreneurs around the room followed by introductions to our Sponsors and Partners (check them out below for more information and offers!)

6:45 Fireside Chat with audience Q&A session

7:45 Wrap-up and networking

Reach out with any questions, grab a ticket and we look forward to seeing you there!

Check out what happened


  • Fhiwa Ndou

    Lambda School

    Growth Manager



September 17 – 18, 2019
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM UTC


Dinner and networking with fellow community
Fireside Chat with Audience Q&A
Wrap-up and networking


  • Jason Kraus

    Prepare 4 VC



  • Jason Kraus

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Yevgeny Ioffe

    Mi-Si Electronics Design, Inc.


  • Steve Vilkas

    Prepare 4 VC

    Community Builder

  • Christopher Dube

    Prepare 4 VC

    Community Builder

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